Longtown, Cumbria

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Longtown, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.

Old Maps of Longtown

Historic Maps of Longtown and the local area.

Memories of Longtown
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Read and share your memories of Longtown itself or of a particular photo of Longtown.

My great-great grandfather was George 'Dood' McKie and he lived in a house about six doors beyond the Graham Arms Hotel which is shown in the Francis Frith photo number L203002.  He was one of those Longtown characters who are now almost gone. For many years he was a roadman, which meant he would go along the road (...Read full memory)

I lived at Millees Cottages in 1962 and my Dad, Charles Cattanach worked for Mr Westol at Glingerbank. Does anyone remember him? I and my sister Lynda attended the infant school in Longtown and my mum, Brenda was a teacher at Annan Academy. We were freinds with the Muir family who lived just round the corner from (...Read full memory)